For sale Eskhill House, 15 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh. An exceptional early 18th century detached house in historic conservation village. 5 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms delightful garden and grounds with secluded courtyard Simpson & Marwick
Eskhill House is an exceptional house which dates from 1710 and which has been extended, improved and sympathetically modernised over the years to provide a bright and welcoming family house of immense character. Of particular note are the principal reception rooms with their fine ornamental plasterwork and magnificent mantelpieces. Eskhill offers spacious, bright and comfortable family accommodation on three floors, with all round aspects and lovely views over the garden and grounds. At ground floor level there is a broad marble tiled reception hall with handsome stone stairway rising to the upper floors.
Inveresk is a charming village, situated 7 miles East of Edinburgh city centre within East Lothian. Historically a home for Edinburgh’s prosperous professional classes this is a picturesque village with impressive period architecture.
There are excellent local amenities in neighbouring Musselburgh which has a train link with Edinburgh. There is good road access southwards connecting to the city bypass, eastwards to East Lothian and westwards to Edinburgh Airport and the central Scotland Motorway Network.
There are a number of independent schools within easy reach including Loretto School locally, George Heriot’s, George Watsons, Fettes College and Merchiston Castle within Edinburgh.
The garden and grounds of Eskhill extend to over half an acre and are a particular feature. The property is approached through stone pillars with double gates and extensive parking. The courtyard provides a secluded setting with mature pear and cherry trees and gateways temptingly inviting you to enter the lovely rear garden with ornamental pond, paved surrounds, water well and summer house. The front garden is screened from the street while the side garden has a lawn with mature trees and herbaceous beds.
Fixtures and Fittings
All light fittings and white goods are included in the sale.
The house is approached via a gated entrance with driveway leading to a courtyard at the back of the house with parking for 6 – 8 cars. In addition there is a double and single garage also located within the courtyard area.
The property is serviced by a gas central heating system and there is also a burglar alarm system